Trivandrum: Trivandrum Cyclathon 2017, an annual cycling event comprises three ride categories catering to all sections of the society will be held on April 8 in the city. After flag off at 5 a.m. from Manaveeyam Road, the SilkAir Trivandrum Cyclathon will course through the Vellayambalam- Kowdiar- Pattom- Vellayambalam circuit, crossing some of the greenest arterial roads of the city.
The event is aimed at raising awareness about the health benefits associated with bicycling and to promote it as a fitness activity. This is the second edition of Kerala’s sole organised mass cycling event.
The 40 km ‘Champions Ride’ is open to those who are 18 years and above, the ‘Trivandrum Fitness Ride’ – a 14 km mass ride open to all from 13 years onwards and the ‘Stark Kids Fun Ride’ of 2.5 kms for children in the age group of 10 -12 years. The Champions Ride needs to be completed in 2 hrs and the Fitness ride in an hour.
While the first three winners of the Champions Ride will receive cash prizes totalling Rs.50,000, the winners of the Fitness Ride will take home attractive trophies. There are also medals for those who complete the ride within the stipulated time. There will also be certificates for all participants.
Registrations have begun for the event which is being organised by Stark Communications in collaboration with Indus Cycling Embassy and the Trivandrum Bikers’ Club.
|SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, is the title sponsor of the event, which has MasterCard as preferred partner.
“SilkAir has been flying to Trivandrum for over 17 years, and has always received strong support from the community. We hope that this event will help spread the message on the importance of a healthy lifestyle,” said Julius Lim, Manager, SilkAir.
Details about the Cyclathon 2017 rides, prizes and registration process are available at www.trivandrumcyclathon.in. Yentha.com is the online partner for the event.
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